Laura Lucía Duque

Training

2018 - 2020 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching
2014 - 2019 Universidad Central, Bogotá, Colombia, BA Acting

MOVEMENT EXPERIENCE WHILST ON THE MFA MOVEMENT: DIRECTING AND TEACHING

2020 Movement teacher. Working with MA/MFA Advanced Theatre Practice students at RCSSD, leading six one-hour movement classes, focusing on jumps and stamina. Mentored by Jane Munro.

AS A MOVEMENT TEACHER

2018 Universidad Central, Bogotá, Colombia - National Tour. Movement workshop facilitator with theatre groups in three cities.

BIOGRAPHY

Laura Lucía is a movement practitioner who did an Acting BA at Universidad Central in Bogotá and trained as a dancer in various Russian and Cuban technique ballet schools. At Universidad Central's Dance and Theatre Interdisciplinary Creation Lab, she developed an interest in linking dance and acting through movement. Now based in London, Laura is currently studying the MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching course at RCSSD. Her current research is the use of metaphorical language in movement for actors. Recently, Laura wrote and directed her first monologue, which focuses on current environmental issues, which was presented at ‘La tierra que habito’ -an art festival held by Colombian environmental NGO Climalab.

Skills

Devising movement, acting, interdisciplinary performance in dance and theatre, Vaganova ballet technique, release technique (intermediate), jazz (basic), African dance, Spanish dance (basic), Colombian folk dance.

Email

laura.duque-molano@cssd.ac.uk